Peter White

Who is he? A Canadian import, this self-deprecating act has established himself on the UK comedy circuit. What’s the show about? Reflecting on dating an abusive woman and having no recourse to compla...

Jenny Collier

Who is she? A former winner of the Laughing Horse’s New Act, Collier has since flourished as a writer of entertainingly geeky material. What’s the show about? A frolic through the lols and loneliness...

Rose Matefeo

Who is she? Long established in her native New Zealand and Australia, Matefeo has an oddball sensibility and compelling sense of daring. What’s the show about? Matefeo will be staging her own funeral...

Nazeem Hussain

Who is he? Hussain was part of the award-winning Australian duo Fear of a Brown Planet and specialises in incisive reflections on Islam. What’s the show about? An hour of jokes about a fun, up-for-an...

Andrew Hunter Murray

Who is he? A Private Eye writer, Murray is also part of QI’s team of dedicated researchers, the 'Elves', who’ve landed their own BBC Two spin-off show No Such Thing As The News. Also part of the hit improv ...

Will Duggan

Who is he? Another member of the Funz and Gamez phenomenon, Duggan marries self-mocking digs with nostalgia. Sardonic, he’s an easy listen capable of throwing in the odd non-sequitur. What’s the show abo...

Masud Milas

Who is he? Educated at an international school, Milas’ hardto- place accent is just one element that makes him distinctive. Blending social observation with personal storytelling, he gets good mileage out o...

Tom Ward

Who is he? Ward ranges across disciplines, including audience participation, impressions, tensionbuilding routines and inexplicable eccentricity. What’s the show about? A boy escapes a Christian dad ...

Brennan Reece

Who is he? A BBC New Comedy Award finalist, Reece is a deceptively lively act, packing a dense number of gags into an hour with a neat turn of phrase. What’s the show about? Partly a love letter to h...

Archie Maddocks

Who is he? Smooth but animated, Maddocks draws upon his Trinidadian roots for cheerful, self-deprecating material. What’s the show about? Being mixed race, Maddocks always felt the pressure to pick a...